MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVPA’s Convention 2016 opens Thursday, Aug. 4, with the President’s Reception in honor of WVPA President Ed Dawson.
It starts at 6:30 p.m. and is being held at WVU’s Media Innovation Center in the Evansdale Crossing Building, fourth floor. The reception is presented by WVU University Relations.
During the President’s Reception, President Dawson, publisher of The Herald Dispatch in Huntington, welcomes members and guests to Convention 2016. Guest speakers include U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, WVU Vice President Dr. Clay Marsh, executive dean of Health Sciences; Chris Stadelman, chief of staff for Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin; and Nancy Andrews, WVU’s Ogden Newspapers Professor of Innovation. Guests can tour the Media Center, including demos of cutting-edge journalistic technology.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is not at Lakeview Resort.
The WVU Media Innovation Center is located in the Evansdale Crossing Building at 62 Morrill Way, Morgantown, WV 26506.
EXTRA NOTE: Evansdale Crossing Building is just off of Patterson Drive between the WVU Coliseum and the WVU Football Stadium.
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FINAL NOTE: Guests can drive directly to the Evandale Crossing Building or there is a shuttle bus leaving Lakeview Resort at 6:15 p.m. for the President’s Reception.
Below is the program for convention.